Zubly, John Joachim, Dd

Zubly, John Joachim, D.D.

a Presbyterian divine, was born at St. Gall, Switzerland, Aug. 27,1724. He was ordained to the ministry Aug. 19, 1744; took charge of the Independent Presbyterian Church of Savannah, Ga., in 1760; and was a delegate from Georgia to the Constitutional Congress in 1775-76, but opposed separation from England, and returned to Savannah, which i his unpopularity forced him to leave. He died July 23, 1781. Dr. Zubly was a man of great learning and unaffected piety, devoted to his call as a preacher of the Gospel, and zealous for the success of his labors. He published, The Real Christians Hope in Death, etc. (Charlestown, 1756, 12mo), with a Preface by the Rev. Richard Clarke: — Sermon on the Repeal of the Stamp Act (Savannah, 1766, 8vo): — Amenable Inquiry into the Nature of the Dependency of the American Colonies upon the Parliament of Great Britain, and the Right of Parliament to Lay Taxes on the said Colonies, by a Freeholder of South Carolina (1769, 4to): — Sermon on the Value of that Faith without which it is Impossible to Please God (1772): — Sermon on the Death of Rev. John Osgood, of Midway (1773): — The Law of Liberty (Phila. 1775; 8ro;, Lond. eod. 8vo; Phila. 1778, 8vo), a sermon on American affairs. See. Allibone, Dict. of Brit and Amer. Authors, s.v.; Sprague, Annals of the Amer. Pulpit, 3, 219; London Monthly Review, Feb. 1776, p. 167; Georgia Analytic Repository, 1, 49. (J. L. S.)

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